Casting calls in Chicago

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The following is a list of movies, TV shows, music videos and commercials looking to cast extras and speaking roles in the Chicago area and reality TV shows scheduled to hold casting calls here. This list is updated every week, so make sure to bookmark this page. Also, check out our 10 tips on how to become an extra.

(NOTE: I have nothing to do with casting, so please don't send me your headshots.)


"Urban"-looking males and females, 21-35 years old, to play music bloggers. Details

"Urban"-looking Hispanic males and females, 21-35 years old, with cars to play thugs Aug. 27. Details

Males and females, 18-40 years old, for hip-hop concert scene Sept. 2. Details

Hispanic male 18-25 years old who own BMX or dirt bike. Details


African-American male in his late 40's to 60s with acting experience to play father of the bride and African-Americans in their 20s or 30s to play groomsmen and bridesmaids during wedding scene. Details

Extras for Molly's bar scene Aug. 27. Details

Football players 18 or 19 years old. Details

Real nurses for Aug. 28. Details


Caucasian male in his late 40s to early 50s to play dead body Aug. 24, males and females 15-18 years old to play public school students Aug. 26 and real boxers and trainers for boxing scene Aug. 27. Details


Real nurses, doctors and orderlies. Details


Homecooks for cooking competition. Casting call is Sept. 26. Details

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